After going thru carwash with antenna removed,the radio stopped working. Now the on 1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

Now the alarm system keeps goingoff,any suggestions?

by in Saddle River, NJ on October 01, 2011
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ANSWER by , October 02, 2011
I would have to guess water has entered the electrical system, most likely the door locks and the moisture is conducting electricity/causing a short. When things dry out the systems may work normally again but this needs to be investigated as we are approaching fall.
COMMENT by , October 02, 2011
thank you so much for info. We were thinking the same thing but have no technical expertise. It make s sense though,so i may hold off on the service. Thank you SO much! The locks are now not acting up!